ECHO PARK — Lassen’s new store has been open since last fall but the natural foods market is holding a grand opening celebration on Saturday, Jan. 24 featuring vendor demos, prizes, giveaways, book signings complimentary kombucha floats.
BOYLE HEIGHTS — La 1st Street Taqueria held a grand re-opening this week after being closed for several months to resolve permit problems.
EAGLE ROCK — Are you a fan of Mexican hot chocolate? Cacao Mexicatessen on Colorado Boulevard is among a short list of L.A. places serving great Mexican hot chocolate, according to the L.A. Times. Elsa’s Bakery in Highland Park is also on the list as are La Monarca Bakery, with a store in Highland Park, and Tierra Mia, with a coffee house in Echo Park.